Vallisneria spiralis Red Bunch (straight red vallis)

  • Stock: 25 units in stock
  • Dimensions: Grows up to 80cm
  • Model: 2514
  • Origin: Cultivated
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£4.99
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Description

Vallisneria spiralis "Red"  is a hardy plant suitable for the beginner hobbyist. It makes little demands in the aquarium and can grow fast when conditions are optimal. It also looks the best and adapts the most out of all other Vallis - this is why it's the only species we sell in the vallis family. Once you see it, you'll know why.

Leaves are an attractive, dark green/red when grown under optimum conditions. Great for beginners and up. All species of Vallisneria do not tolerate liquid carbon, therefore we do not recommend adding these plants to any tank using liquid carbon. Some hobbyists mistake this plant to have spiral leaves like the name might suggest but it's actually the opposite and has very straight leaves. The word 'spiralis' is the scientific name that refers to the flower stalk that corkscrews as it grows.

Can also be grown in African cichlid tanks (assuming the fish don't eat it).

Please note Vallis consists of 2 plants per bunch that are approx 20-25cm in length. As it's kept in water, snails may be present.

by Nicola D. on 17/3/2021

Arrived in excellent conditions, a mix of younger and less young plants. Doing well in the aquarium after a week and half. Mind you, I used express delivery since I wanted to minimize the travel stress.

by Raimundas U. on 16/12/2020

Very good

by Nick B. on 30/3/2020

All the plants I order from aqua essentials are of the best quality.Packed well,arrive in v good condition.The advice given,and help asked for ,no matter how trivial,is dealt with in a v professional way,and reassures me always.Long live aqua essentials.Nick best

by Barrie H. on 27/9/2019

I was a little dissapointed with these and their condition was pretty poor. Although the roots seemed healthy there was mostly dead brown leaves and hardly any healthy green ones.

by David L. on 16/8/2019

Each bunch contained several plants. After settling in, all are growing well.

by Andrew Thomas R. on 22/1/2019

Great quality plant. Well packaged. Looks great in my tank.

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Guest
Do they melt easily?

 
Staff

No. Unless you add too much liquid carbon. Use half dose of that is the case and see how they get on.


 
Guest
Do I take this plant out of the basket to plant it please?

 
Staff

You do, yes


 
Guest
This stuff grows to huge lengths, mine is over 80 cm now and I have to hack it to bits every so often. Maybe this should go in the description.

 
Staff

Great idea!


 
Guest
How tall will this plant be when I receive it?

 
Staff

About 30cm


 
Guest
Hi what is the ideal water temp for this plant?

 
Staff

Ideal temp is between 22 and 28C.


 
Guest
Will it grow ok in just gravel?

 
Staff

Yes


 
Guest
Will this grow without planting? Just wedged into a rock? Or something similar?

 
Staff

Yes


 
Guest
Iv had some of this for about 2 months it's growing nicely upwards but doesn't seem to be spreading is there anything I can do to encourage this?

 
Staff

add Neutro TerraTabs underneath

https://www.aquaessentials.co.uk/neutro-terratabs-15-pieces-p-7715.html


 
Guest
is it red

 
Staff

It shows red colours given the correct light


 
Guest
I bought a vallisneria spirallis and few leaves turned brown. I have this plant for few days. I would like to know why. Can you help me please? I have other plants from you but I have no issues with them.

 
Staff

could be many reasons as all plants are different. Could simply be down to new water conditions. Trim off any browning leaves to encourage new growth



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